Stay or Run Away?

In 2011 the Syrian conflict began. The war has changed everything in people’s lives, part of the population decided to stay but others left. This documentary contains two stories, one is about the Syrian citizens who decided to stay and the other is about the Syrian refugees who decided to leave. Both are suffering and trapped in a war between Bashar al-Assad and the terrorist organizations.

  • Laila Khrais
  • Laila Khrais
  • Laila Khrais
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2022
  • Country of Origin:
    Syrian Arab Republic
  • Country of Filming:
    Syrian Arab Republic
  • Language:
    Arabic, English
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma
Director Biography - Laila Khrais

Laila Khrais is a young Italian with Lebanese heritage filmmaker who has a degree in Film and Digital media sought at the American University of Rome. She has a strong interest in social and environmental issues but is also extremely passionate about Middle Eastern culture. She is sensitive about populations affected by wars.

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